Friday, July 25, 2003
U.N.: Liberia refugee crisis grave
The United Nations' refugee agency Friday called conditions in Liberia "grave" and is urging the immediate deployment of a peacekeeping force to the West African country.
Wednesday, November 06, 2002
Arrogance plus ignorance:The US' Sudan Peace Act
Sudan in 2002 is on the brink of peace. There are constitutional and political offers on the negotiating table, up to and including an internationally-monitored referendum on southern Sudan's status, that address the issues central to the Sudanese conflict.
Friday, August 23, 2002
Injustice in the Name of Islam
The continued media frenzy into the case of Nigerian Amina Lawal, whose appeal against a sentence of stoning to death was rejected by an "Islamic Appeal Court" on Monday, has done little to remedy the confusion surrounding Shariah or its correct method of implementation.
Monday, October 29, 2001
The only thing on the court higher than Bol is the basket
Sudan's NBA giant...what happened?
He suffers serious rheumatism, and his fortune has disappeared, largely due to his ceaseless support for Southern Sudan's largest rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).
Friday, August 25, 2000
Aids In Africa
As national intelligence officer at large, Hall supervised the CIA's taxonomy of upheaval overseas. What signs forecast a government's collapse, an economy's ruin, a civil war?